No. 70.

223 U.S. 605 (1912)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided March 4, 1912.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. William L. Marbury, with whom Mr. Morgan H. Beach, Mr. W. Graham Bowdoin and Mr. Samuel McClay were on the brief, for appellant.

Mr. Assistant Attorney General Knaebel for appellee.

MR. JUSTICE HUGHES delivered the opinion of the court.

This suit was brought in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia to set aside certain harbor lines in the harbor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, so far as they encroached upon land owned by the complainant, and to restrain the Secretary of War from causing criminal proceedings to be instituted against the complainant because of the reclamation and occupation of its...

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